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7 Mar 2022 Blog post

How to delete all merged git branches with one terminal command

Automate your git cleanup! Here's a shell function to add to your bashrc/zshrc file to delete all merged git branches in one command.

4 Mar 2022 Blog post

Why you should ship your silly side projects

Silly websites and silly ideas are often some of the most creative vehicles for learning. Let's take a look at what we learned building a very silly site for the Netlify Dusty Domains project in December 2021.

1 Mar 2022 Blog post

A prototype is all you need to launch a site

Catch up on a Twitch live stream where I prototyped Women of Jamstack with 11ty and YOLO deployed it to Netlify on a custom domain.

24 Feb 2022 Event

Next.js on Netlify live webinar

In this session, we’ll focus on the flexibility of Next.js on Netlify and show off some key features of the Netlify platform that make building and deploying Next.js sites on Netlify a breeze.

22 Feb 2022 Blog post

Build a CMS preview workflow for your Jamstack site

In this article we're going to learn how to preview your draft content stored in Contentful by building a custom app that builds a preview branch of your static site. And the good news is — this approach could work for any static site, hosted on any platform, powered by any CMS!

15 Feb 2022 Blog post

How to deploy your Netlify site with an Elgato Stream Deck

I often use my Elgato Stream Deck to open URLs in my browser. And this got me thinking — what if I could kick off a site build on Netlify at the press of a button? And as it turns out, we can do this with a little serverless function! Let’s take a look.

13 Feb 2022 Blog post

How I improved your Google Lighthouse SEO score with a lot of research and one quick PR

When cross-posting content to other domains, we're taught to reference duplicate content with a canonical link. But why has Google Lighthouse been penalising us for it? I set out to solve this conundrum once and for all.

11 Feb 2022 Blog post

How to build an HTML-only accordion — no JavaScript required!

You don't need JavaScript to build accordions! Here's how to harness the power of native HTML and build an accordion with just four lines of code.

6 Feb 2022 Blog post

Debug your CSS layouts with this one simple trick

Are you battling with layouts in CSS? Use this one line of CSS to help you debug what's up and get you back on the road to success.

18 Jan 2022 Blog post

How to use really long environment variables in Netlify functions

Netlify allows you to manage environment variables that you can use in serverless functions. But there may be times when your environment variables exceed the limit of 256 characters! Here’s how you can use a Netlify build plugin to use longer environment variables in your functions.